There are a lot of toasters out there. For every personal aesthetic, there seems to be a corresponding toaster. Toasters range from the bright and shiny to gimmicky multitaskers made out of plastic. Machines are available for those that prefer design, and there are toasters out there that tout convenience. Combination appliances are great fun, and at times actually do save time and money (consider the toaster oven, for example). But sometimes you just want a toaster that toasts.
I have never questioned the wisdom of encouraging the artistic side of a growing child (hint: I encourage it), but this toaster seems to me more than just a bit wacky. Sure, kids benefit from making mealtime engaging and fun, but if you think you had problems with them drawing their masterpieces on the wall, just wait until you train then to paint with their food!
Nevertheless, if you encourage your child's interest in art at every opportunity, this Pop Art Toaster Creativity Coloring Kit might be up your alley. It comes with six plates to burn predetermined designs … Read more
It's all about electronics and the things you Crave. Makes sense, right? Brian and Bonnie talk about CTIA, the second-generation iPod Touch, a bacon cooker that'll make you say, "Wow," and a toaster like no other.
Dot matrix printers were never very good at printing. They were loud, large, and produced lousy results. Plus you had to pull off that threaded edge with all the holes. Come to think of it, perhaps those annoying strips of holey paper were the inspiration behind this odd dot matrix toaster from Inseq design in Austria. Maybe the designer has a penchant for PB&J sandwiches with the crusts cut off.
A fall software update from TiVo damaged a popular feature on the company's DVR, and months later the change remains unfixed for a number of customers.
As part of the TiVoToGo feature, software from Roxio called Toast 8 allows users to transfer recorded shows from TiVo to mobile devices, like laptops and iPods, or put the shows on DVDs. The recording and transferring functions stopped working late last year for some customers using Toast.
Users began to complain starting in early October that they were unable to transfer, or burn, any TiVo'd shows at all.
"Right after … Read more
If only William Carlos Williams had owned this toaster when he left his note about the plums.
The Toast Messenger from Sasha Tseng prints out whatever you write or draw on its board in toast.
Even if poetry is not your thing, you may soften the blow of eating the last bit of something by serving up your apology alongside some eggs.
Forget words, how about drawing polka dots or stripes or even a skull and cross-bones on your toast.
And yes, … Read more